Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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How do I change the user I am logged in with on a Network Share?

When connecting to a server via Explorer (not a mapped network drive) even if the "Remember my credentials" check box is not selected, Windows remembers the password until you log out. Is there any ...
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Getting consistent results in NetRestore for a multiple model Mac deployment

I'm currently the Mac QA Admin for over 120 different Macs. I have MacBooks, Mac Minis, MacBook Pros, Mac Pros, iMac 24", 21.5" and 27". That's a lot of different screen sizes. I have a Default User ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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OSX ssh: Connection closed by [IP]

So when I try to ssh from one of my mac to another mac like this: ssh root@macpro.local I get: Connection closed by 192.168.1.64 I tried: ssh -vvv root@macpro.local and get: OpenSSH_6.2p2, ...
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OSX: ssh: Could not resolve hostname: nodename nor servname provided, or not known

There are two mac hosts in my Wi-Fi network (laptop and Desktop) I'm trying to ssh laptop from Desktop - everything works fine When I'm trying to ssh from laptop to Desktop doing this: ssh ...
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How can I keep network shares (not on my PC) in sync?

I have two Windows NTFS network shares that I would like to keep in sync. I am connecting to them from Windows 8. I would like it to be as close to real-time as possible. I can use an app if there is ...
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Network share not updating when using IP address

Basically, the share folder is not being updated when I use the IP address in the path. If I go to the same folder, but use the computer name in place of the IP all of my files are there. Here's an ...
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Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64

OS: Windows 8 x64. Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. I can't start an Access Point with my computer. I tried everything. I tried netsh wlan commands from cmd (with Admin privileges) and it returns the ...
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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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Default username/password for accessing network shares in Windows 8?

I always had the same username and password on all my network devices (NAS, desktop PC, laptop) in my small home network. This allows me to access network shares of other devices without having to ...
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How do I stop mapped network drives which aren't available preventing Windows 7 64-bit booting past KSOD?

I have a QNAP server on my home network which I've mapped a few folders in Windows-7x64 using NFS. This works perfectly except for when I switch the server off (or disconnect it from the network). ...
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Share a VirtualBox guest machine folder with host machine

My question is simular to this question. Since the question was asked years ago, virtualbox development has changed owners. In my case I have windows 8.1 running a windows 8.1 vm. Is there a way to ...
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Make NAS appear as a USB drive

My TV can record to USB-storage, which is quite common. What I would like was to record to my NAS instead, where there's plenty of room and recordings can be shared and managed better. So I'm looking ...
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Cannot properly remove password protected network sharing on Windows 8.1

I have recently setup a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro to act as a home NAS. I have shares and accounts created such that if people in the house login, they get access to their respective shares. As ...
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How to mount a network drive to a folder?

Does anyone know of a third party (or even windows native) solution to this simple problem. I want to map an internal network share on our windows server to a folder on each of the client machines in ...
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Modify network shares, but not delete?

How can I make it so that I can modify the files on a network share (client: linux, ubuntu 9.10, network share server: windows 7), or create new files on it, but not delete? Or at least make it so ...
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Problems during old SAMBA migration re machine accounts, vampiring

I have an ancient but working SAMBA 3.3.4-based PDC (smbpasswd backend) on some aging hardware that I am planning to migrate to a SAMBA 4.0-based setup on a VM. Based on my reading of the various ...
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My computer is listed twice in the Network view; network shares are not accessible

I have a couple of network shares set up on my Win7 machine. They've been in constant use, from that same machine on which they're set up. One morning they just randomly stopped working: When I ...
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Setting up a distributed share and backup group [closed]

I want to set up a network with some friends and am wondering what tools are available. Specifications Ideally, we have some 3-7 computers, potentially but not necessarily including a NAS and/or a ...
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Windows shares unresponsive

So this has been going on a really long time, but I finally figured I'd ask, since I can't ever find anything on the net. What happens is if I don't access a mapped network share on windows for ...
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Ethernet Splitter for VOIP telephone and computer [duplicate]

Can I use a an ethernet splitter to hard wire my VOIP telephone and computer?
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Why does File Sharing wizard “Choose people to share with” force Everyone to be included?

This network has mixed Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8 Pro PCs. When I right-click on a folder in a Windows 8 Pro PC and select Share with, the Choose people to share with dialog box lists ...
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How to use Google Drive with data stored on a NAS (network drive)?

I have used Google Drive for backups for a while now (yes...I do encrypt certain files locally). I was in the situation where I had plenty of local storage and just moved my Google Drive directory ...
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How to enable file change notification for network drives?

When you run any program handling local drive, when you externally change file the program usually detects such change and offers to reload it. When the file is located on network no such thing ...
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Some folders can be shared, some can’t on a Mac

Pretty new to Mac, but I’m trying to share folders over the network from my laptop (Mavericks) with my wife’s (Yosemite). From my machine, the /users/brian/Public folder is sharing successfully, but ...
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Windows 8.1: How to make it forget an updated computer name?

I used to have a network share on an external Samba server named mysmb. The network share itself was accessed via \\mysmb\myshare. I connected to it from my new Windows 8.1 laptop, copied its content ...
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Clear Windows 7 network computer names cache

recently we switched the names of 2 computers in a small network (lets say the first was visible as "one" in the network, and the other was "two", we just switched their names). Now the windows xp ...
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Create network shares via command line with specific permissions

This is sort of a two-pronged question. I am developing an application that will need to be able to create network shares in Windows Server 2003 via the command line. So, firstly, how do I create ...
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Mount Command Yes, Fstab No

Ubuntu Server 14.04 When I execute this command the share is mounted! sudo mount -t cifs //localhost/share /media/sharemount -o port=5454,username="",password="" However when I try to mount ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them?

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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Windows Clients using a cached copy of .Net 4.0 exe located on a network share drive

We have a .Net 4.0 executable (MyProg.exe) and associated dlls that are deployed on a network share using XCopy. MyProg.exe and its dlls are all unsigned. We have them installed on the network ...
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Network drive vs Favourite in accessing a shared folder in Windows desktop

I have a shared folder in a windows desktop running windows 7, and this has a limitation of allowing only 20 concurrent users. If my team maps this folder as a "network drive" in their desktop (rather ...
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what permissions are needed to run a jar file on a shared drive

I want to run an executable jar file from a workstation that accesses the file from a shared drive on a network server. The program accesses a local database on the server and if accessed directly on ...
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Limit visibility of network shares on Server 2012 r2 to specific IP ranges

I have a somewhat large home network with multiple video streaming boxes, phones, tablets, game consoles, PCs, laptops, and various other devices. I also just finished the process of archiving ...
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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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Action can't be completed - open in another program

I have two screens with two Explorer windows open. Both are showing different subfolders in the same network path. I pick a folder on the left window that I'd like to move to the right window, I drag ...
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How to set up peer-to-peer wireless network with OSX and Windows 8?

I need to set up a peer to peer network for my class as an exercise. It has to be a wireless peer-to-peer network with 2 laptops. I currently have a MacBook Pro Yosemite and a Windows 8 Toshiba. I ...
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Turn off administrative share on Windows 7

I have removed the administrative shares, but the shares are re-enabled after rebooting. I have also tried the editing the registry as described in this Microsoft forum post, but it's also re-enabled ...
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Map a drive to root of a server (\\sever) in Vista

In Win XP, I can very easily map a network drive to the root of my NAS server. I browse to it in Explorer (\192.168.1.70), choose "Map Network Drive", choose the drive letter, done. In Vista, this ...
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Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...
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Writing a script for a multi network student lab to change networks

I work in a university/college and having a problem in one of the labs. At the moment we have a few programs that pull their licences from a licence server. This licence server has no internet ...
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Accessing Shares on Windows Server 2003 Failing for some Computers

I'm updating our render farm computers to Windows8 because our software removed compatibility with XP64. Every machine is getting a clean install of Windows8, Mapped drives set up, installed with our ...
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Share local folder over Internet

How would I share a folder over the Internet and also have the machine on a LAN? The internet connection has a fixed IP. The purpose would be to host an Access backend. I know Access doesn't work ...
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On login, how do I get Windows to mount/connect a mapped network drive automatically?

How do you automount an SMB share in Windows 7? When I first login, the drive appears but is not "mounted". It is a mapped network drive, but iTunes will not find the music located on the server until ...
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stop sharing printer win 7

I have a laser printer in a lan with other computers and I want to be the only one able to print with this printer. I want to stop the print share function of Windows, but I do NOT want to stop the ...
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Automatically connect to samba with changing ip address

I have a Ubuntu system I am sharing a drive to my windows with. It works fine except that whenever the ip changes, on Windows I have to delete the share and create a new one with the new ip. There ...
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How can I share MS-DOS application between two computers?

With remote desktop applications like Teamviewer, logmein, vnc, etc... I can share my desktop and specific applications / windows to the other PC that I have, but my problem is that I have an old ...
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Why is it bad to map network drives in Windows?

There has been some spirited discussion within our IT department about mapping network drives. In particular, it has been said that mapping network drives is a bad thing and that adding DFS paths or ...
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Monitor the network shared folder? [closed]

I am looking for freeware/open source application which can monitor the shared folder on local network. I did use some freeware application , but forgot its name. I Would like to see who are all ...
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Different permissions for sub directory on Windows 8.1

For example, I have shared a directory like "D:\Shared". It contains a sub directory "D:\Shared\Incoming". What I want is that users can only read files from the D:\Shared and its sub directories, but ...